Mary Joan “Mitzi” Spencer Puskar
Mary Joan “Mitzi” Spencer Puskar,
78, of Suitland MD, passed away on September 22, 2018 due to a massive stroke, surrounded by her loving family. Mitzi was a vibrant, beautiful woman who loved life. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in Natrona, PA, attended Seton Hill Catholic College and graduated from Strayer University.
Mitzi was the owner of MJM Associates Tax Accounting Firm for over 40 years with her business partner and longtime friend Sharon R. Jacob, CPA. Mitzi was the first woman president of the Prince George’s County Board of Trade. She was an active participant in the growing of Prince George’s County to a thriving community along with her colleagues and business associates.
Mitzi was proceeded in death by her two sons: Jimi Puskar, Joseph Puskar; and her brother, Jack Spencer. Mitzi is survived by her daughter, Melissa Puskar Allen (Michael); her grandchildren: Nicholas Kern, Natalie Kern (Jordon), Corinne Allen, Emily Anne Spencer, Antoine Carr, Emily Elizabeth Ferrell, Michael James Ferro; her great grandson, Max Thomas Kern; sister, Suzanne L. Baczynski; sister-in-law, Magee Spencer; brothers: Bill Spencer (Marianne), Wayne Spencer (Joanie); “special cousin” Jeanine Hurley McCutcheon; “special daughter” Dana Dews; and many other loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, September 28th with a memorial service to follow in the chapel at Lee Funeral Home Calvert, P.A., 8200 Jennifer Lane, Owings, MD 20736. There will be a Celebration of Life immediately after at Dockside Restaurant in Tracy’s Landing, MD.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Mitzi’s name to Capital Caring Hospice, 9885 Greenbelt Rd., Lanham, MD 20706. They were wonderful to her!